"A visitor from Mars could easily pick out the civilized nations. They have the best implements of war."
- Herbert v Prochnow (1897-1998)
U.S. banking executive, noted toastmaster, and author during the middle 20th Century. As Vice President of the First National Bank of Chicago, Prochnow wrote several popular books on public speaking. He also wrote epigrams and anecdotes that appeared in The Saturday Evening Post and Reader's Digest.